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  • Published: 30 August 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 62

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 16 July 2017

    The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’

    This review examines the evidence on the effectiveness of interventions in the areas of harm reduction, prevention, treatment and long-term recovery related to illicit drug misuse and dependence. The primary research questions for this review were:

  • Published: 02 July 2017

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2009 - 2015

    The National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) records cases of treated problem drug and alcohol use in Ireland between 2009 and 2015.

    In this seven-year period 56,702 cases were treated for problem alcohol use. The number of cases increased from 7,993 in 2009 to 8,876 in 2011. Since then the numbers have...

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  • Published: 16 June 2017

    Drug-related intimidation. The Irish situation and international responses: an evidence review

    Drug-related intimidation is a pervasive and pressing issue negatively impacting the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and the functioning of local agencies that serve them. The aim of this evidence review is to critically appraise the national and international evidence to identify best...

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  • Published: 14 June 2017

    Directory of courses and training programmes on drug misuse in Ireland 2017

    The directory contains courses for people interested or working in areas related to drug and alcohol misuse. it has details of upcoming courses and those that have been completed but may be given again in the future.

    The Directory does not assess or provide information about the quality or relevance of any...

  • Published: 16 May 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 61

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 31 January 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 60

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 31 December 2016

    Scoping review of case management in the treatment of drug and alcohol misuse, 2003–2013

    This is the final report of a scoping study commissioned by the HRB National Drugs Library. The objective of the study was to examine the peer-reviewed empirical literature on case management and substance use between 2003 and 2013, and to answer specific research questions based on the literature. These comprised questions...

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  • Published: 21 December 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 59

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 13 December 2016

    National Drug-Related Deaths Index 2004 to 2014 data

    This update presents figures from the National Drug Related Deaths Index on deaths due to poisonings (overdose) by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users (non-poisoning), in the period 2004-2014. 

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  • Published: 31 August 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 58

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 21 June 2016

    Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response

    In 2009, the Government established a steering group to formulate an alcohol policy. The steering group published their recommendations in 2012 and, following on from this, the government approved an extensive package of evidence based measures in 2013 to deal with alcohol use. These were incorporated into the Public Health...

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  • Published: 31 May 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 57

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.

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  • Published: 14 December 2015

    Drug-related deaths and deaths among drug users in Ireland: 2013 figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index

    This update presents figures from the National Drug-Related Deaths Index (NDRDI) on deaths due to poisoning by alcohol and/or other drugs, and deaths among drug users, in the period 2004-2013. The figures in this update supersede all previously published figures. It is a 'web only' publication, and may be downloaded for...

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  • Published: 31 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 56

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 30 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 55

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 06 July 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 54

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 08 June 2015

    Treated problem alcohol use in Ireland: 2013 figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System

    This paper presents figures from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on treated problem alcohol use in Ireland, for the period 2009 to 2013.

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  • Published: 03 April 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 53

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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  • Published: 31 March 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 52

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland. 

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